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Mayor and Deputy Mayor elected at Annual Council meeting
The Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead have been elected during a short virtual ceremony at the council’s annual meeting.

Councillor John Story has been re-elected Mayor and will continue in the role until May…
New orders to tackle dog fouling, dog control and cycling in pedestrianised zones
Two new Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour in the borough are to be introduced.

The orders will help to tackle dog fouling and dog control as well as cycling on the highway. 

Full Council agreed on…
Youth Council offers young people more influence 
Young people who want to make a difference in the borough are being encouraged to join a newly formed Youth Council.

Following a decision by Cabinet, The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Achieving for Children, which delivers children’…
Mayor encourages residents to enter Garden in Bloom 2021 competition
Green fingered residents in the borough are being encouraged to enter this year’s Garden in Bloom competition.

Any garden visible from a footpath or road is eligible for entry and nominations can also be made by residents, passers-by or by…
Cherry tree planted to commemorate friendship with Japan
A cherry tree has been planted in Alexandra Gardens in Windsor as part of a project to mark the UK’s friendship with Japan.

More than 50 Japanese cherry trees have been planted at sites across the borough including Sutherland Grange and Sawyer’s…
Funding helps borough’s leisure centres reopen
A grant of £280,000 secured by the Royal Borough has been used to help reopen its leisure facilities.

The funding came from the Government’s and Sport England’s National Leisure Recovery Fund as leisure centres opened from Monday 29 March for…
Council launches climate change campaign to cut borough’s carbon footprint
A four-week climate change campaign promoting steps that will help the borough reach its carbon emissions target has been launched.

Starting tomorrow (Thursday 22 April) in celebration of Earth Day, the Royal Borough will share ideas for how people…
Supporting the Borough's most vulnerable during COVID-19
We would like say a big thank you to the many community volunteers and organisations which worked alongside our staff supporting the most vulnerable in our borough during the past year - now that official shielding has been lifted for more than 8,…
Statement on funeral arrangements for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh from the Mayor of the Royal Borough
Councillor John Story, Mayor of the Royal Borough, said: “We are honoured that the funeral of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will be taking place at Windsor Castle on Saturday 17 April.
 
“Although this will happen in private at St George’…
Statement following the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh from the leader of the council and mayor
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.  
 
“The Duke did a huge amount of charity work which we were very fortunate to witness first-hand in…
Statement from the leader of the council on the latest COVID-19 government announcement
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement this afternoon, outlining the next stages moving out of lockdown, I’m pleased for our residents who’ve done a remarkable job sticking to the…
Residents invited to put forward proposals for cycling and walking improvements
Residents will be encouraged to put forward their ideas to deliver cycling and walking improvements in the borough.

The council wants to engage and listen to their views as part of a ‘big conversation’ with residents and will be welcoming…
Optalis appointed to provide employment support to adults with learning disabilities and autism
Adult social care provider, Optalis, has been appointed by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead to provide supported employment services to adults with learning disabilities and autism.

This appointment is part of the council’s continued…
Inspector’s post hearing letter on emerging Borough Local Plan published
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead has received and published the planning inspector’s stage two post-hearing letter on the emerging Borough Local Plan.

The council hosted a second round of public hearings to examine the Borough Local…
Free school holiday activity and food programme for children eligible for free school meals
A free holiday activities and food programme for children eligible for free school meals, will begin in the borough this Easter.

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s programme is called Feed Ur Everyday Lives (FUEL) and aims to provide…
Proposals for new Windsor Town Council out for consultation
A consultation on proposals to create a new Windsor Town Council is underway.

Under the plans the council would be made up of 21 elected members, representing 10 wards, with its first elections on 4 May 2023.

It would be responsible for allotments…
Charity celebrates first birthday after more than 700 good deeds
A charity whose members combine getting fit with helping in the community has celebrated its first birthday.

Instead of working out in conventional gyms, members of GoodGym Windsor and Maidenhead run to venues to help with practical tasks like…
Consultation begins on plans to create new primary school places 
Plans to create new primary school places in Maidenhead from September 2022 are being consulted on, showing the council’s commitment to investing in local infrastructure to support the borough’s growing population.

The Royal Borough of Windsor…
Voluntary organisations can benefit from council cash boost
Grant funding of £100,000 is available from the council to support voluntary organisations in the borough.

The 2021/22 voluntary organisations funding scheme is now open for applications from non-profit making voluntary organisations seeking…
Mayor and Mayoress showcase borough to the Big Apple
A group of adults from New York with learning disabilities discovered more about the borough thanks to the Mayor and Mayoress. 

Councillor John Story and his wife Barbara participated in a virtual meeting with members of Community Connections Life…